Key Issues

Safe Cosmetics Australia, The Toxic-Free Campaign, is calling for make-up giants to reformulate their products & make ingredient labeling clearer. We have redefined our toxic-free certification criteria to expose the top offending chemicals & encourage more brands to adopt the toxic-free approach to formulating products.  In refining the criteria for our toxic-free certification seal, we have formed a list of chemicals that are internationally recogised … Continue reading Key Issues

Q&A – Preservatives

A high quality preservative system is essential to protect your health & safety. It is imperative that product formulations meet the highest standards for efficacy, especially concerning natural & organic products that contain active ingredients. Manufacturers of natural products face many challenges when producing toxic-free, natural products. Products must perform to customer expectations whilst maintaining strict health & safety guidelines, further ensuring a minimum shelf … Continue reading Q&A – Preservatives

New generation eco-detergents

Alkyl [C8 to C16] Glucoside, Arachidyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Glucoside, Decyl Glucoside, Ethyl Glucoside, Lauryl Glucoside, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Coco-Glucoside. What is it? New generation eco-detergents are considered the healthier choice to synthetic based products. Based on fatty alcohol & glucose from renewable sources, eco-detergents are derived from natural plants such as sugarcane, maize extract, corn & coconut oil. How is it used? According to CosmeticsInfo.org, “in … Continue reading New generation eco-detergents

Cucumber & Lemon Detox

So simple & refreshing! I was visiting my mum when she asked me if I would like a glass of lemon & cucumber water? At first I thought this would be just another lemon drink, but I was pleasantly surprised to find that the cucumber was the star of this health drink. The cucumber & lemon infused water has a delicate texture & calming aroma. … Continue reading Cucumber & Lemon Detox